What is legal separation in North Carolina?

Answer Legal separation in North Carolina begins as of the date that spouses stop living together with the intent to separate. Under North Carolina law, spouses must maintain separate residences for a yea... Read More »

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Are legal separation papers necessary in North Carolina?

On One Hand: The law doesn't require itThe only requirement for obtaining a divorce in North Carolina is that you and your spouse have been living separate and apart for at least one year with at l... Read More »

North Carolina State Separation & Divorce Laws?

If you live in North Carolina and are seeking a divorce, the proceedings can be as simple or complex as you and your soon-to-be ex make them because judges in North Carolina encourage divorcing cou... Read More »

How long do you have to respond to a separation agreement in North Carolina?

One does not "respond" to a separation agreement. A separation agreement is a legal contract, mutually agreed upon by the couple, designed to govern marital issues until a court establishes a perma... Read More »

What is the legal age a child can be left alone in a car in the state of North Carolina?

The moment she starts to go places with friends, as in "I'm going to spend the night at Stephanie's" but you have a feeling that's not really where she's going. A cell phone helps keep in touch, an... Read More »